by RUBY RAE SPIEGEL
is presented by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc., New York.
Check out our playlist. These are songs we'd planned to play before and after the show, as well as music throughout the performance and songs we listened to in rehearsals.
Alyson became a big fan of Maggie Rogers,
mxmtoon and Samia during this process.
DRY LAND 2020
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In January of 2020, student director Alyson O'Hara and a group of performing arts students at Iowa State University began the process of producing Ruby Rae Spiegel's Dry Land in Ames, Iowa. The show was to open mid-March and welcome a potential audience of around 300 people. Just a few weeks before opening, the university closed campus and moved all courses online for the remainder of the semester, as a result of the global health crisis.
In 2015, when this play was published, I was a senior in high school. I see a lot
of myself at that time in Amy’s character. She is terrified and she’s always
scrambling for the answers at last second. She is obviously unprepared for READ ON >